|1950's Jazz Music: ''Singin' in the Rain'' from ''Your Hit Parade''|
1950's Jazz music: A Jazz version of "Singin' In the Rain" performed by Dorothy Collins (vocals) and The Raymond Scott Quintet. This aired April 16 1955 on NBC-TV. All rooty, this is hip man, you squares! Can ya dig it?
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; Jazz; Dorothy Collins; Song; Songs; Vintage; Nostalgia; Retro; Oldies; Hipster Music; NBC; NBC-TV
Downloads: 3,095 (2 reviews)
|TV Excerpts featuring Fats Domino & Charlie Gracie|
Excerpts from various TV shows, featuring 3 performances by Fats Domino taken from 2 programs, and one performance by Charlie Gracie from another program. I'd like to upload complete episodes, but these excerpts are all I can find.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Rock'n'Roll; Oldies; Rock Music; Popular Music
Downloads: 2,481 (3 reviews)
|''The Arthur Murray Party'' - 15 February 1954|
An episode of that popular 1950's TV series "The Arthur Murray Party". This show aired on ABC for the first few months of its broadcast as Arthur Murray Party Time, then moved to the DuMont Television Network, ABC, CBS, DuMont, CBS, NBC, CBS, and finally NBC (in that order). This episode features special guest Johnnie Ray, a hugely popular singer who was still in the closet at the time. This episode had been uploaded before, but that upload vanished for reasons unrelated to copyright...
Keywords: Classic TV; TV; Television; 50s; 1950s; 50's; 1950's; Fifties; 50s TV; 1950s TV; 50's TV; 1950's TV; 50s Television; 50's Television; 1950s Television; 1950's Television; Dancing; Dance; Musical Performer; Johnnie Ray; Oldies Music
Downloads: 3,258 (3 reviews)
|Your Hit Parade: 1955 New Years Eve episode (Classic TV, Pop Music)|
Another episode of the long-running United States television series "Your Hit Parade". This 1950's series featured singers performing covers of the hits of the week. Aired 31st December 1955. The series had excellent production values but some amazingly poor commercials. Regardless, this episode features the cast covering songs like "Autumn Leaves", "Love and Marriage" and "Moments to Remember".
Keywords: Classic TV; Classic Television; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; Pop Music; Popular Music; Oldies; Retro; Song; Songs; Kinescope; NBC; Live TV; Your Hit Parade
Downloads: 3,897 (2 reviews)
|''Perry Presents'' - 11 July 1959|
An episode of summer replacement series "Perry Presents", broadcast on NBC. Perry does not appear in this show, but it DOES feature Tony Bennett, Gloria DeHaven and The Four Lads. If you do not enjoy these performers, then avoid this upload, as the show is focused on these 3 acts. Commercials intact (for RCA, nylon tyres, and Sunbeam). WARNING: There is a VERY annoying time-code on this copy. It's very annoying and gets in the way...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Perry Presents; Music; Pop music; Song; Songs; Traditional Pop; Tony Bennett; Gloria DeHaven; The Four Lads; Singer; Annoying time-code; Summer replacement; Oldies; RCA; Sunbeam; 1959